Mental Health Advocate

From 1997 forward I vowed to learn as much about mental health as I could, becoming a mental health advocate.  So please allow me this “mental health public service moment:” •    Mental illness should be taken seriously, but through education, training and treatment...

Where Does Unresolved Grief Go?

My life until 2006 looked and felt like a roller coaster.  It was becoming  apparent  to me that I had never dealt with past grief.  At the same time I was beginning to come to terms with the role I had played in earlier chapters of my life.  It’s not a pretty picture...

Can’t Go Home

In 1993, both my parents’ health declined dramatically.  My dad continued to grow weaker from a slow-growing non-Hodgkin lymphoma immune disorder.  His weakened condition contributed to a near fatal car accident leaving him immobilized.  We moved him to a...

One + One = Five

Remember when I said my family tree was more like a “bush”?  Well, any time there is a divorce, multiple sets of parents, stepchildren, half brothers, half sisters, stepbrothers, stepsisters, it really gets confusing.  Fortunately, when Cary and I married we had three...

What About You?

If you’re reading this, you’ve obviously found this blog.  So let me ask you something … what about you?  Where are you on this road we call life?  Are you sitting there wondering where God is in the midst of your own storm. I leave you with this … don’t get so caught...